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Helen M. (Mailhiot) Aveni

August 12, 1926 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 97) 97 Years Old
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Helen Aveni Obituary

AVENI, Helen M. (Mailhiot) of Mashpee, formerly of Belmont, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, January 28, 2024.  She was 97 years old.  Born in Cambridge, Helen lived in Belmont for many years before settling in Mashpee.    Beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Aveni.  Dear and devoted mother of Josephine Markey and her husband, Ernest of Lynnfield, Maria Boelens and her husband, Peter of Naples, FL, Helen G. Aveni and Charles J. Aveni of Mashpee.  Sister of the late William Mailhiot and Charlotte Clancy. Sister in law of Maria Merlino and the late Joseph Merlino.  Loving grandmother of Joseph Markey and his wife, Jillian. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Helen’s visitation in the Short, Williamson & Diamond Funeral Home,  52 Trapelo Rd., BELMONT, Saturday, February 3 from 9:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. with a funeral home service to follow at 11 a.m.  Interment Belmont Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Helen’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, 02452 or to the Italian Home for Children, 1125 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.  www.swdfuneralhome.com

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Prayer Service
February 3, 2024

11:00 AM
Short, Williamson & Diamond
52 Trapelo Road
Belmont, MA 02478


Alzheimer's Association
309 Waverley Oakes Road, Waltham MA 02452

Italian Home for Children
1125 Centre St., Jamaica Plain MA 02130


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